Dwayne Smith pulls out of T20 Big Bash League

No reason has yet been given for Dwayne Smith's decision to withdraw.

updated: December 21, 2013 15:27 IST
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Bridgetown: Dwayne Smith (right)West Indies cricketer Dwayne Smith has pulled out of the Big Bash League (BBL), Australia's premier T20 tournament, the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) has confirmed.

No reason has yet been given for Smith's decision to withdraw and speculation has heightened in Barbados over the sudden move after he played in the final national Super50 trial match this week, BCA's reported. (Also read: Ireland to play two T20s vs West Indies)

Smith was due to leave Barbados earlier this week for London enroute to Australia but has remained in Bridgetown after reportedly making two trips to the airport. The website quoting well placed sources reported that Smith in one instance "dramatically asked airline officials to disembark the aircraft" when it was on the runway at the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA).

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